The acute respiratory infection (ARI) and influenza-like illness (ILI) has increased compared to the previous epidemiological week. The COVID-19 positive cases increased by 43.1 % compared to the previous week. A total of 93 new COVID-19 positives were detected from Thimphu, Phuentsholing and Samdrupjongkhar during the week. The cases were put into isolation. Meanwhile 61 cases have recovered during the week (viral clearance after two consecutive PCR assay within 24 hours). The most affected age group for COVID-19 was 15 – 29 years (58.1 %). No COVID-19 or SARI/ILI associated mortality was reported for the week. COVID-19 Integrated FluView_week-17
21 𝐧𝐞𝐰 𝐜𝐚𝐬𝐞𝐬 𝐢𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐥𝐚𝐬𝐭 𝟐𝟒 𝐡𝐨𝐮𝐫𝐬 18 contact and 3 imported
15 new cases detected in the last 24 hours
Subsequent to the detection of 3 additional positive cases from Norbugang Gewog on 1st June 2021, the DC19TF would like to notify the general public of the following.
12 𝐧𝐞𝐰 𝐜𝐚𝐬𝐞𝐬 𝐢𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐥𝐚𝐬𝐭 𝟐𝟒 𝐡𝐨𝐮𝐫𝐬
In her closing remarks, Lyonpo outlined the need to enhance access to diagnostics, therapeutics and vaccines for COVID-19, and to build the capacity of healthcare workers around the world.